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East Providence City Hall – Council Chambers


145 Taunton Avenue


East Providence, Rhode Island 02914




October 10, 2017




I.                   Call to Order Public Session – 6:30 p.m.

II.                Convene in Executive Session in Conference Room A – 6:30 p.m. Pursuant to R.I. Gen Laws 42-46-(4)&(5).

1.   Discussion re:  Superintendent’s Evaluation/Personnel Pursuant to RIGL §42-46-5(a)(1)

2.   Discussion of Personnel Matters Relating to Contractual Relations with Administrators Pursuant to RIGL §42-46-5(a)(1)

3.   Discussion re: School District’s Emergency Plan Pursuant to RIGL §42-46-5(a)(3)

III.             Move into Open Session (Regular Meeting) – 7:30 p.m. Video Icon

1.   Call to Order

2.   Salute to Flag

3.   Chair to Report Out Any Votes Taken in Executive Session and Receive Motion by Committee Member to Seal Executive Session Minutes Pursuant to Applicable Provisions of RIGL §42-46-4 (4)&(5)

4.   Motion to Set a Curfew for School Committee Meeting


IV.             Student Liaison – Ashley Shankar


V.                Presentations Video Icon

1.   EPHS Student Recognition – Homa Sultan

2.   Affirmative Action Training


VI.             Consent Agenda Video Icon

1.      Communications

a.  Feinstein Awards to Waddington & Orlo Schools

b.  Sandy Hook Presentation

c.  Townie Pride Cafe

2.      Correspondence

a.  EBEC Strengthening the STEM Pipeline

3.      Home School Requests

4.      Field Trip Requests

5.      Approval of Minutes:

·         School Committee Meetings held on 9/5 and 9/12/17

·         Building Committee Meeting held on 8/28 & 9/18/17


VII.          PTO/PTA Reports Video Icon

VIII.       Public Comments I – Agenda Items Video Icon

IX.             Director of Human Resources Report – Cheryl Mammone Video Icon

1.   Appointments

2.   Resignations

3.   Retirements

4.   Leave of Absences


X.                Superintendent’s Report Video Icon

1.   SIG-1003g (School Improvement Grant)

2.   Summit Learning Program Cost

3.   Legal Institute

4.   Sandy Hook Presentation

5.   NEASC

6.   Lunch Balances

7.   Phase I Building Project


XI.             Assistant Superintendents’ Reports Video Icon


XII.          Director of Pupil Personnel Services Report – Julian MacDonnell Video Icon

1.   DCYF Update


XIII.       Director of Finance Report – Lucy Maddock Video Icon

1.      Monthly Financial Report

2.      Bill List


XIV.       Director of Facilities Report – Anthony Feola Video Icon

1.   Facilities Update


XV.          Director of Operations Report – Diana Clarkin Video Icon


XVI.       Building Committee Report – Mr.  Cahoon Video Icon

1.   Building Project Update


XVII.    Discussion Items

1.   Lincoln/East Providence Boys Ice Hockey Cooperative Team

2.   Paving of Riverside Middle School Circle – Ms. Beauchaine

3.   Director of Technology Position Job Description

4.   Two IT Technicians


XVIII. Action Items Video Icon

1.   Consider & Vote to Approve Bill List

2.   Consider & Vote to Approve PBGR at EPHS

3.   Consider & Vote to Approve Shared Services Agreement for Lincoln/EP Boys Ice Hockey Cooperative Team

4.   Consider & Vote to Approve Architectural Firm for Building Project

5.   Consider & Vote to Approve Spreader Sander

6.   Consider & Vote to Approve Door at EPHS

7.   Consider & Vote to Approve Director of Technology Position Job Description

8.   Consider & Vote to Approve Director of Technology Position

9.   Consider & Vote to Approve One Year Extension for Superintendent

10. Consider & Vote to Approve Asst. Superintendents’ Contracts

11. Consider & Vote to Approve Directors’ Contracts

12. Consider & Vote to Approve Principals’ Contracts


XIX.       Public Comment II – Non-Agenda Items Video Icon


XX.          Announcements Video Icon


XXI.       Adjournment




The public is welcome to any meeting of the School Committee.  If communication assistance (readers/interpreters/captions) is needed or any other accommodation to ensure equal participation, please contact Superintendent’s Office at least three (3) days prior to the meeting.


Date Posted:         10/5/17 City Clerk                              10/5/17 Secretary of State Website


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